Voting is underway at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association website, www.ntra.com, for the 12th annual “NTRA Moment of the Year.” Voters can choose from among 12 images, drawn from the year’s events.
The winning Moment will be recognized on Jan. 17, 2011 at the Eclipse Awards ceremony in Miami Beach, and those selecting the winning image automatically will be entered in a random drawing for a $100 gift certificate to the NTRA.com Online Memorabilia Store.
The Moments were selected to illustrate a wide range of human emotions and achievements as well as outstanding displays of equine athleticism. Listed chronologically, the images and events that fans can choose from are:
- Rachel Alexandra is upset in her 2010 debut at Fair Grounds by Zardana
- Eskendereya rolls home in Aqueduct’s Wood Memorial by nearly 10 lengths
- Borel works his Derby magic again as Super Saver captures the Run for the Roses
- Lookin at Lucky avenges Derby loss in taking the Preakness stakes
- Lookin at Lucky demolishes the field in the Izod Haskell Invitational at Monmouth
- Calvin Borel and Javier Castellano fight in the winner’s circle following the BC Marathon
- Uncle Mo stays undefeated with convincing triumph in Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile
- Goldikova unleashes powerful turn of foot to win her third straight TVG Breeders’ Cup Mile
- Blame wins Breeders’ Cup Classic, denying Zenyatta’s attempt for a 20th consecutive victory